Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2080

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in GA Piedmont (uncommon or rare elsewhere)

Look for it in seasonal seepage on granitic flatrocks, and on river-scoured siliceous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Lavender-blue/Pale blue
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals
2-lipped corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow/LIght tan
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Linderniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-09-004:
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Lindernia saxicola

 

COMMON NAME:
Flatrock Pimpernel, Riverbank Pimpernel, False Pimpernel